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    October 12, 2012
    6:00 - 6:30pm EDT  

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christian schaffer and live now. >> reporter: nothing, and the bottom of the fourth, not going 20 innings tonight. >> it was nothing, nothing, both pitchers through the line up. both, thrown 37 pitches after three innings. >> mc cloud got the first hit off of cc, he was stranded at second base after stealing it. amounts to offensive explosion. he getting to second base. >> reporter: let's talk about the fans. fans from all over are coming in to new york. don harrison reports. >> i don't know about you, i'm a nervous wreck about the game, the guys in the clubhouse, they are cool, calm and collected. i met a group that's going to the game that are anything but, down right excited. here is two brothers, a son and a friend from york, pennsylvania, scott picked up the tickets.
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>> the meaning of game five in yankees stadium is not lost on these oriole fans. >> i doesn't get better than this. i'm looking forward. the bats are going to rock tonight. >> it's exciting. something you just can't imagine that you will have the opportunity to do. >> baseball is a tradition with the family. scott and dave are brothers, father played minor league ball and got to bat against whitie ford. >> he struck him out. that was pretty much a highlight of his minor league career. >> reporter: he came farther than the 3.5 drive from york, pa. >> i came from washington state here, for everything. definitely worth the trip. >> this quartet of o's fans are looking forward to being surrounded by enthusiastic yankee fans. >> they outnumber us. we outif you outnumber them at baltimore stadium.
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>> i put up with them in camden yard for years. it's going to be worth it when we walk away with a victory tonight. it will be fun. >> reporter: going to be fun is putting it mildly if we win game five tonight, celebrating from baltimore to york, pennsylvania, all the way to washington state. don harrison, abc2 news. >> talk about oriole nation. cc for the yankees. >> we are going back in to watch this one. going to be a dandy game five. orioles, yankees, no score in the bottom of the fourth. >> we will be in the clubhouse either way. >> go o's. see you later. all right, while the o's are in new york, the bird is staying bus sunny baltimore, he
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surprised students at stewart hill elementary today. the kids got a visit from the mayor, they had the most improved attendance. they were rewarded with o's gear and will get free tickets too. to get the latest updates on the o's go to abc2news.com/o- maizing. maybe you are too nervous to watch the game. head to our website, look at the game photos, view live tweets and stay up to date on game. it's time for your first forecast, we have your weather, well it's on the road today. >> on the road, yeah. wyatt everhart is live at the maryland zoo, it's crazy down there. >> reporter: well, yeah, we have quite the scene at the maryland zoo, it's a baltimore treasure, a maryland treasure, first thing is first. it's getting cool with the windchill factor, i bought a hat. mom said make sure you get a nice hat on there. right there, let's keep it
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going. it's a gorgeous setting here at the maryland zoo. this is going to be big weekend with all the running festival runners coming through one of the courses through the zoo area. then over the next several weeks, several big events, including the octo bear fest, a lot like brew at the zoo, the first time they are doing it in fall. feels like fall out now. before we come back, i want to show you the temperature map, the temperatures are falling, it is down in to the 50s after a day in the 60s, air temperatures falling. winds knot , the windchill is in the 40s, even though you see 50s, feeling like the 40s tonight, feeling like true fall weather. back here at the zoo, talking about fall, one of the true symbols of fall is here, orioles orange, we have 1, 2, big pumpkins here and this is what you want to stick around for. in a few minutes at 6:00, we will give these pumpkins to these girls, dolly, one of the ones that can't wait to get ahold of one of the pumpkins ,
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the smashing pumpkins, coming up. aftermath of the fire in northeast baltimore, investigators turned up no evidence of arson. it's believed the fire started in the basement of the home. kevin cartwright says there are no signs that any accelerants may have been used to start the fire. nancy died in the fire along with now of her grandchildren after other family members left from second story windows. one appeared at the window calling out for help but chose to try to save the children in the middle of the flames. >> she didn't care. i don't think it should have happened to he or the kids. >> the survivors include her husband who jumped from a window with his clothes on fire and a 19 yield woman who had to drop her 2-month-old baby from a second floor window before
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she was able to jump herself. after a shooting at perry hall high and a scare at stemmers run middle, there was another incident at a local school yesterday. two male students are charged with handgun violations after one brought ammunition to school at deer park middle school. the student got the gun from home. it was only the ammo he brought to school. >> he brought the weapon to a location, about a quarter of a mile away from the school. he displayed that went to he displ1b&hvá)hand then took t weapon b hid it, on a piece of private property, went to the building, had ammunition in the pocket. another child, went to an administrator or teacher. >> there is no indication that the boys had any plan to harm students or staff at the school. the gun was legally registered and secured with a gun lock. now in this case, the gun never made to it school, and was locked but to prevent more
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scares and keep children safe, the baltimore county police department is urging people to keep the guns locked up. if you live in baltimore, visit any precinct and get up to 3 free gun locks, the police foundation donated $5000 to fund this program. for. the baltimore blast want to score a goal against bullying tool. they are holding a soccer festival in white marsh from 2:00 to 6:00 tomorrow afternoon, blast players will sign autographs and playing mini games and other activities for soccer fans and families, it's free to attend. the team is asking people to donate for daniel and his family. he was the victim of the perry hall high school shooting on the first day of school this year and the general manager of the blast says every penny the festival raise less go towards helping the family pay medical bills. >> it is in our backyard right now. we got to stop it and be able to put our arms around kids that are getting picked on and say, everything is going to be all right.
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>> the blast will donate part of the proceeds from their home opener november 3rd. more trouble tonight for a local doctor we told you about during an abc 2 news investigation in to bad medicine. oscar ramierez had his license pulled for violating standards of care, two patient as at the clinic died following lengthy procedures. the florida board of medicine began looking in to ramirez because he is licensed there. he was given a fine and reprimand but allowed to keep his license. halloween is a few weeks away, you want to make sure your child has a cosassume they love but safe. the american academy of pediatrics warns parents to keep childrens costumes bright, really bright. that way they are visible even in the dark. put reflecters or tape on the costumes. it's important for children to with b able to see.
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-- to be able to see. >> that means masks have to have big eye holes. even better, nontoxic face paint so you can draw or design on the pattern and the kid can have great visibility. >> candy, candy. before you buy the costume, check the label to make sure it is flame resistant, wigs and accessories should be fire resistant as well. if you are going head downtown tomorrow, public transportation maybe your best bet, runners and spectators will line the streets. >> the baltimore running festival kicks off at 8:00 a.m., the course is all set up for what will be the biggest year ever, record 27,000 runners are set to race, first prize for male and female marathoners is 25 grand. if you are going the watch the race organizers are telling everyone to wear orange and purple. chief meteorologist wyatt everhart is on the go, we'll be
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right back. >> reporter: it feels like fall at the maryland zoo, a sign of fall, a pumpkin like this one, wait until you see what happens when we give this pumpkin to one of our beautiful elephants here. stick around for that, it's straight ahead. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church
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to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders. join me in voting for question 6.
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beautiful fall day outside, not too hot or cold. lots of sunshine, really leaves are crunchy now. >> perfect conditions for fall. with the marathon tomorrow and ravens sunday, hopefully the weather holds up for us. wyatt everhart is on the go at the zoo, wyatt everhart is it going to stay like this for
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long? >> reporter: it's going to be fall like. temperatures troping tonight. a frost advisory across much of maryland. chilly to say the least. a lot of the runners will be running in cold air. part through the maryland zoo. speaking of here, i want to bring you amy, you are one of the animal collection specialists here at the zoo. interesting title. it means a lot of things. talk about, we have been talking about the ÷6d$ñelephant is are about to give us a wild show with the smashing pumpkins, tell us about the other exhibits. >> we have different areas, we have the polar bear watch, ravens are in there, we have fox in there. we also have another cool exhibit for people to go through , the maryland wilderness, a nice little part of the zoo, ends up in the childrens zoo but goes through the four has been that's of maryland. -- habitats of maryland. it ends up in the farm yard, a lot of fun for the kids.
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the kids zone. pet and scratch the goats in. there another favorite area of mine is the african board walk yags can see the rhinos and the zebra and leopards and cheat tata, we have the chimp family in the chimp forest. cheetah. >> it's nothing as great as it is on tv sks nothing like seeing them up close and personal. we will get a check of the weather ask coming back to smash pumpkins. as we look ahead to the weekend, you will see temperatures will be chilly through the day tomorrow. breezy conditions, 58. winds die down tomorrow. sunday, warm south wind, in to the 70s. a warm and windy sunday for the ravens game. next week, seasonable temperatures, upper 60s, low 70s, we think the rain could be out of here in time for what we hope will be an orioles home fame tuesday night. let's bring it back here live to the mailed zoo in baltimore,
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it's time to feed the ladies here. our two elephants, some smashing pumpkins. 3, 2, go. here they go. they take it whole. ist amazing. this is just a snack when you are at 7800 pounds more than likely. we want to mention this, too, the big boo zoo coming up, you will have a chance to see more smashing pumpkins. >> at the end of the month, zoo boo, there are 125,000 muscles in the trunks. they are using those to pick up the pumpkins, we will have bigger ones at zoo boo. we also have octo bear fest. >> if we can get a shot of the one on the left. we can see her having the pumpkin snack.
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this is a favorite treat for the elephants. >> they look forward to it as much as we do. they see the pumpkins coming a mile away and know what they have to do with them. elephants know how to handle a pumpkin. >> thank you so much. you are looking at the ladies here, dolly and ana. see it yourself at zoo boo. back to the studio. >> i'm sort of impressed. >> i didn't think they could pick it up in one chunk. >> amazing stuff. after world news tonight, stick around for abc2 news all new show, the list, here is a look at what to expect to see tonight. one ex-exotic food and five ways to stay healthy. details and more coming up tonight on the list at 7:00.
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it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben.
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i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
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here at abc 2, we are committed to giving you the information you need when you head to the polls. we are bringing you five minute, one on one interviews with the candidates. joining me is a libertarian candidate for district 8. you prepared a statement, please give it to us. >> our time together is short. i want to speak plainly to the tens of thousand of maryland
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residents who hate politics, might not have voted for several years, maybe you feel it doesn't matter how you vote or whether you vote. who wins reads out of the play book as everybody else. i want to tell you, you are right to hate that kind of politic, i want to tell you that we have the power to change our government, whenever we want. we don't have to keep letting democrats and republicans, take turns psychiatrying things up. in maryland, libertarian party offer as solid slate of candidates for the presidency, senate and every district. our presidential candidate is gary johnson, a former two term governor of new mexico for example you elect him and jim gray, they will end the wars, balance the budget respect lib terries and get government out of the way. i make the same promises to voters in the 8th district, tend war, balance the budget, restore civil liberties and get government out of our way. every libertarian stands by the
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same principals. don't stay home and discuss and don't tell yourself you have to vote for the lesser of two evils. be libertarian and it will revolutionize the way business is done in washington. be libertarian and bring an end to bombings, bailouts and big brotherrism. ë% do the job. thanks for your )?time and atten2j. >> we have time for a fo questions. the economy -- few questions, the economy, $16 i(kñtrillion deficit. 2r @&c% tár'g a mess. s iy]lj what is your solution to this? wof eaq most x?c7ñpoliticians and voter to the problem. 9odaho:cazyñb promise more government. 2012 what we í > is less government. if you want to address the debt and stww/.ñ less government goispending. address unemployment, we need less government interference
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with the economy. we need less government manipulation, banking and housing sectors that made the interest rates mdogñ$'&b7>q. housing sjxsna1prices cbequall >> one ú9tz lch ~;jvñeducation is always going òhas hard. to different things. we need a diversity of approaches in the education, if last thing we should do ñ"o nationalize education from a department out of washington. one size doesn't fit all in education. washington doesn't know best. we should get rid of federal education department and not because it's too expensive because we care so much and we are paying right now to harm
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our children, we should stop. >> afghanistan, do you see an end in sight? >> we went in to afghanistan, we were justified in to going in to afghanistan because they refused to bring osama bin laden to justice for his role in the 9/11 attacks. osama bin laden is dead. there is no further reason for us to be in afghanistan. we should bring the troops home as soon as we can. let the living get on with their lives. >> health care, this is a big issue right now. obama has hung his head on this, romney says he will appeal it. what are your thoughts. >> if we want health care to be affordable and available, we got to make sure markets function proplerly, without government interference. with obama care and many government programs over the last 50 years, we have government trying to defeat the market, trying to break it. they have done a good job. prices are phony, neither doctors nor patients have incentive to keep costs down and tax policies keep insurance
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for health tied to job status, which is crazy. we got to get the government, that market functioning again and get the government out of health care, repealing obama care, yes, but that's only the first step. >> mark, coming in, running for libertarian and congress, district 8, thank you so much for coming in this morning. >> it's my pressure. more information can be found on abc2news.com to see the interview and others, find it on abc2news.com. vote tuesday, november 6th. more local candidate interviews everyday up to the elections that's it for abc2 news at 6:00. thank you for joining us tonight. >> just a quick o's update at the bottom of the 5th, 1-0 new york. we will watch it all night, stay tuned to abc2news.com. barnhill: you hear a lot of talk about question seven...
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so let me tell you what i know: if question seven passes, my company's going to... bring table games, like blackjack and poker... right here to baltimore. a twenty-five million dollar investment... that'll create five hundred new jobs. all right here. today, marylanders are spending $500 million gaming... in other states. let's keep it here. i'm chad barnhill, and we're ready to build right here. we're ready, and it's real. and all that has to happen... is question seven.
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